November 14-17, 2016

Agra, India

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PSLV-C34 Successfully launches Cartosat-2 Series Satellite along with 19 co-passenger Satellites

India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, in its thirty sixth flight (PSLV-C34), launches the 727.5 kg Cartosat-2 series satellite for earth observation and 19 co-passenger satellites together weighing about 560 kg at lift–off into a 505 km polar Sun Synchronous Orbit (SSO). PSLV-C34 was launched from the Second Launch Pad (SLP) of Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota on June 22, 2016 at 09:26 AM (IST).

The co-passenger satellites are from USA, Canada, Germany and Indonesia as well as two satellites (SATHYABAMASAT and SWAYAM) from Indian University/Academic Institute. The total weight of all the 20 satellites carried onboard PSLV-C34 is about 1288 kg.

One of the conference topics will be devoted to CARTOSAT data processing.

The Organizing Committee of the International Scientific and Technical Conference “From imagery to map: digital photogrammetric technologies” congratulates Indian Space Research Organisation for this successful launch!

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